The Lula City Council will hold a work session at 8 a.m. today at City Hall. The council is set to discuss the obligations and expectations of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water District.
A preliminary plan has been floated to use funds from the next Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to construct a new post office in Gainesville.
State basic-skills tests results Tuesday confirmed what officials had reported earlier - 38 percent of eighth-graders failed the math test, which represents nearly 50,000 students.
Brenau University plans to convert 14 apartments in the Parklane Apartments complex into a new dormitory for 56 university students this fall.
The Gainesville City Council soon will meet and discuss a request to waive a fee it charges to the city's Board of Education for preparing school property tax bills and collecting payments.
The Gainesville school system has launched into serious number-crunching mode as it moves toward knitting together a final budget for the next fiscal year.
Four suspects in a foiled burglary attempt at a Dawsonville outlet mall were arrested Tuesday morning after an hourslong manhunt in northern Forsyth County.
The topic of illegal immigration was resurrected at an Oakwood City Council meeting Monday. Councilman Gary Anderson asked the city attorney for an update on whether the city had an ordinance allowing law enforcement to deport illegal immigrants living within the city.
"Honk," the Gainesville Children's Musical Theatre Workshop's musical adaptation of the children's classic "The Ugly Duckling," is filled with laughs and lessons both on the stage and behind the scenes.
The Gainesville school board is looking for budget relief wherever it can find it, including asking City Council to waive for one year the fee it charges to send out property tax notices and collect taxes on the district's behalf.
A state committee set up to review applications of charter school systems has voted to recommend that the remaining petitions for charter system status, including one from the Gainesville City Schools, be approved by the State Board of Education. The Charter Advisory Committee made its recommendation on Friday, and it was announced Monday. In addition to Gainesville, the systems seeking charter status are the city systems in Decatur and Marietta, ...
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Kids, don't try this at home. Three performers lifted a fourth into the air with only their legs, gracefully raising their other limbs outward, looking like a willowy pink flower atop a small round platform. Performers spun umbrellas and tables like tops using just their feet. Others leapt and flipped through rings simultaneously, in different directions. One performer stood on tiptoe on another's head. The cast dazzled the audience with ...
The school tax rate is rising for Hall County property owners.
Six employees of the Hall County Health Department will lose their jobs at the end of this month as a result of budget cuts. Dr. David Westfall, director of District 2 Public Health, which administers health departments in Hall and 12 other Northeast Georgia counties, said he was lucky he didn't have to give more people the bad news.
Hall County School District representatives will meet Thursday with the Georgia School Boards Association to share some of their "innovative promising practices," including many of the programs of choice in the county system.
Now that Lake Lanier is hovering around full pool, Hall County is moving forward on a major culvert repair project in West Hall.
Multiple studies show college students gain weight through their academic career, but two area institutions are working to change that reality for their students.
On Monday, the Northeast Georgia Medical Center presented The Love Light Celebration, a celebration of Love Light donations made throughout the year. The donations support Hospice of NGMC, which provides in-home nursing care for patients with a life-limiting illness. For a minimum donation of $10, a light will be placed on the tree. Donations of $100 or more are designated as "Star" gifts, and donations of $500 or more are "Angel" gifts. Love ...
Gainesville City Council is scheduled to take a final vote to update its law allowing guns in parks at its meeting today.
The city of Gainesville and the Georgia Municipal Association are teaming up for the 55th annual Mayors' Motorcade.
Authorities have confirmed at least one person is dead following a plane crash in Dawson County near Auraria Road off Ga. 400.
The Hall County Planning Commission approved a large planned development Monday for the Ga. 365 corridor that concerned the panel last month.
A better way to distribute tax dollars is at the top of the Gainesville City Schools wish list for the upcoming state legislative session.
The city of Gainesville may lose millions of dollars it was expecting to generate from the downtown jail it bought last year after Corrections Corp. of America announced Monday it was pulling out.
Gainesville City Council is working to update its law on guns in parks to comply with a 2010 state law allowing the carrying of a firearm as long as the person has a valid carry license.
Many people cite the pitfalls of jostling crowds as one reason to forgo a line at the door in favor of the Internet when shopping for deals after Thanksgiving.
At this time one year ago, Lake Lanier was draining fast, full pool a long-ago memory.
An expected change to the way the state funds public libraries could mean less money overall for the Hall County Library System.